Wise Quotes and Sayings for Handling Arguments and Disagreements

The goal of a great discussion isn’t to land on the same page. It’s to explore different views. Nods and smiles stroke your ego and close your mind. Thoughtful questions stoke your curiosity and stretch your thinking. Consensus makes you comfortable. Dissent makes you smarter.
– Adam Grant

Never, ‘for the sake of peace and quiet,’ deny your own experience or convictions.
– Dag Hammarskjold

I am at a stage where I avoid argument. If you tell me elephant can fly. You are absolutely right.

If you cannot prove a man wrong, don’t panic. You can always call him names.
Oscar Wilde

No amount of evidence will ever persuade an idiot.

I am often told that losing an argument is better than losing a friend. Well, if that happens very frequently, I say think about losing that friend.

Arguing with a fool? Lose it. Walk away. Make his day.

You can disagree without saying anything. Not needing to win trivial arguments saves you time, energy, and friends.
Shane Parrish

The ability to stay calm during conflict is a superpower.

People argue less on a full stomach.
Chetan Bhagat

It’s better not to argue with women.
Vladimir Putin

Instead of building walls, we can help build bridges.
Mark Zuckerberg

Like all the best families, we have our share of eccentricities, of impetuous and wayward youngsters and of family disagreements.
Queen Elizabeth II

Prejudices are rarely overcome by argument; not being founded in reason they cannot be destroyed by logic.
Tryon Edwards

Water and oil creates a heterogeneous mixture, oil always rises to the top. An argument with me is equivalent to this phenomenon.

I would rather argue sitting behind my desk than standing in front of another desk.
Boghos L. Artinian

In the fire of an argument words are it’s fuel, choose your words wisely. If you throw in wood or paper, the fire will burn evenly then put itself out. But if you throw oil or gasoline, the fire will spread fiercely and unmanageable.
Anthony Liccione

Argument is that which may fetch the facts to take a right decision.

Never argue when you’re winning.
Laurell K. Hamilton

You can never win an argument with a negative person. They only hear what suits them and listen only to respond.

Rule #1 during arguments: If you’re losing, start correcting their grammar.

It’s hard to win an argument with a smart person, but it’s damn near impossible to win an argument with a stupid person.
Bill Murray

When parents say “Because I said so”, you know you made a good argument.

Never get into an argument with someone who types faster than you.

Losing an argument is better than losing a friend.

A day without an argument is like an egg without salt.
– Angela Carter

Whatever happened to pit you two against one another, it’s time to let it go and move on. Life’s too short to waste on petty arguments.

Immature people always want to win arguments even at the cost of a relationship. Mature ones prefer losing an argument just to uphold a golden relationship.

People’s minds are changed through observation and not through argument.
Will Rogers

Insults are the arguments employed by those who are in the wrong.
– Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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